Breast Cancer News
In this section, access cutting-edge breast cancer news on treatment updates, emerging therapies, study results and other medical and quality-of-life issues important to you.
On November 16, 2009, The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced that it is changing its guidelines for mammography and no longer recommends routine screening for women between the ages of 40 and 49 who are at average risk for developing breast cancer.
Single-agent chemotherapy is recommended over combination for metastatic disease, says the European School of Oncology’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Task Force.
3-T MRI detected more early breast cancers than mammography and sonography, a review study showed.
We encourage you to join the efforts of our friends at the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network to declare October 13 National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day.
Olaparib, a PARP inhibitor pill, worked powerfully against BRCA-related metastatic breast cancers, an American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) study showed.
Counseling and educational information on protecting fertility could help women to make choices about breast cancer treatment and fertility options.
Treatment type impacts local recurrence rates in young women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer, study finds.
Latinas prefer that healthcare professionals inform relatives about genetic cancer risks, results of study indicate.
Learn how ginger can significantly reduce chemotherapy-related nausea when taken with standard anti-nausea medications.
PARP inhibitors, added to chemotherapy, show promise in treating metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.